Quarterback Derek Carr and Defensive End Khalil Mack
What a week it has been for the Silver and Black. The Raiders were able to a reserve a spot in the postseason by defeating the Chargers and on Tuesday, it was announced that the Raiders have an NFL-high seven Pro Bowl selections.
Derek Carr, Khalil Mack, and Amari Cooper earned their second consecutive Pro Bowl nods with the Silver and Black while Reggie Nelson will make his second appearance in as many years, last year as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals. For the second time in his career, Donald Penn earned a selection, his first being with Tampa Bay in 2010. Of the selections, Kelechi Osemele and Rodney Hudson are Pro Bowl-bound for the first time in their careers.
Players, past and present, celebrated their teammates' achievements and several took to Twitter to acknowledge Tuesday's announcements. Here are some of the best reactions: